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A comprehensive treatment of the history, practices, principles, and developments in agroforestry from around the world. This short course, presented by leading experts in the field, is a bundle of the five-module course covering the various aspects of agroforestry including the global distribution of the practices, their underlying principles, and major scientific advances during the past nearly five decades. Students will gain extensive knowledge and skills related to agroforestry systems, best practices and scientific management that can be useful in promoting their professional development and sharpening their land management skills.

This full course contains five units:

  1. Agroforestry I: Principles and Practices
  2. Agroforestry II: Major Systems of the World
  3. Agroforestry III: Principles of Plant and Soil Management
  4. Agroforestry IV: Climate Change, Carbon Storage and Agroforestry Systems
  5. Agroforestry V: Ecosystem Services, Food Security and Sustainable Development